SHOW #477 – Guest: Author Rick Houston* – We recap the thrilling Michigan weekend, preview Bristol under the lights, testing at Chicago, Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is the 2018 Cup car, The King on Jay Leno’s Garage and a ton more, you will laugh, you will have chills, you will tell your friends. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie
*Rick Houston Author of Dale Vs. Daytona: The Intimidator’s Quest to Conquer the Great American Race
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Continue reading “The Final Lap Weekly NASCAR Racing Radio Podcast #477 Rick Houston / Bristol Preview”
Kerry Murphey recaps the amazing Bristol sweep weekend. Plus we hear from Dale Earnhardt Jr. who tells us more about his recovery last year.
Continue reading “Audio: The Final Lap – Dale Jr. almost didn’t return / Kyle Busch Sweeps”
August 19, 2017
By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
BRISTOL, Tenn. – In a race fraught with tension, and with a pack of drivers with desperate agendas chasing him to the finish line, Kyle Busch held off Erik Jones to complete a sweep of all-three NASCAR touring series with Saturday night’s keystone victory in the Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Continue reading “Kyle Busch completes three-series sweep in thrilling race at Bristol”
1 18 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Caramel Toyota
2 1 77 Erik Jones # 5-hour ENERGY Extra Strength Toyota
3 7 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground Toyota
4 5 20 Matt Kenseth DEWALT/Flexvolt Toyota
5 25 41 Kurt Busch Monster Energy/Haas Automation Ford Continue reading “2017 NASCAR Race #24 Results: Kyle Busch Sweeps Bristol”
1 77 Erik Jones # 5-hour ENERGY Extra Strength Toyota 14.981 128.082
2 42 Kyle Larson Huggies Little Movers Chevrolet 14.984 128.057
3 5 Kasey Kahne Rated Red Chevrolet 15.005 127.877
4 24 Chase Elliott NAPA Chevrolet 15.031 127.656
5 20 Matt Kenseth DEWALT/Flexvolt Toyota 15.042 127.563 Continue reading “On the pole for the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Bristol Race Erik Jones – Starting Lineup”
Earnhardt touched by annual scholarship in his name
BRISTOL, Tenn. – “That’s what I’m talking about, man—that is awesome!” said Dale Earnhardt Jr. upon learning that Bristol Motor Speedway was launching a scholarship in his name.
During a farewell tour marking his exit from the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet at season’s end, Earnhardt has received a houseful of gifts and mementos, but the scholarship—an annual award to a Sullivan County, Tenn., student interested in pursuing a career in the automotive industry—was particularly touching. Continue reading “Dale Earnhardt Jr. gets annual scholarship in his name from Bristol”